Atacames is the main beach in the province of Esmeraldas. It is located 26 km from Esmeraldas and 5 km Tonsupa. Both are closest to Atacames urban center.

Atacames Beach has the most developed tourist service in the province of Esmeraldas. The beach has an area of about 4 km, with a gentle slope that allows a serene waves and give conditions for family beach activities.

Along the coast the traveler can find a wide range of merchants that provide rentals chair, boogie boards, umbrellas, drinks, food and more.

Towards the boardwalk are the caipirñeros stalls where tourists can enjoy drinks with and without alcohol and good music. Towards the end of the beach Atacames is the rock of suicide and the other end to the mouth of the River Atacames.

Atacames is the place of nocturnal moved Esmeraldas. The party begins when the sun sets in multiple cabins are facing the sea. Alli music and dance are present in these cabins / clubs / bars.

Access to Atacames is fluid and bus companies that take you to this destination are: Atacameñita, Costeñita, Pacific Zambrano, interplayas 1, 2, River Tabiazo.

They begin to circulate from 06:00 am to 22:00 pm with a frequency of 30 minutes.



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